5-9. INSPECT AND REPAIR COVER (Cont'd).
Spread cover (1) flat on a clean surface. Ensure outside of cover is up.
Inspect rim strip (2) around edge of cover for loose stitching. Mark loose stitching for repair.
Inspect cover for tears. Mark tears for repair.
Inspect drawstring (3) for fraying. If frayed or missing, replace.
Inspect zipper (4) for breaks, missing teeth. Replace if damaged.
Sew patches on tears. Refer to FM 43-3.
Sew loose rim strip. Refer to FM 43-3.
Make drawstring in accordance with Appendix G, Item 3.
Feed drawstring (3) through rimstrip (2) so that ends meet at zippered opening.